20 November 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,500
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
A CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE DISH
Brightly enamelled to the interior with a crouching Buddhist lion next to rockwork and below stylised clouds, the well with four clambering long-bodied dragons reserved on an iron-red overlapping-petals ground, the exterior with meandering scrolls bearing large blooms below a band of classic scroll at the rim; together with a blue and white and iron-red decorated dish, the interior delicately painted with birds perched on large peony branches, 18th Century
13 in. (33 cm.) and 12½in. (31.4 cm.) diam. (2)
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